Kevin Krautgartner was born in Schwelm, Germany. He graduated from University of Applied Sciences in Dortmund with a degree in photography and graphic design. He has since been living in Wuppertal, where he has mainly been working as a professional photographer and image editor. His work has taken him to many different countries around the world and some of his series have received international photography awards. When Kevin Krautgartner is not at work by assignment, he devotes much of his time and passion to his personal photography projects, which are mostly aerial projects.